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good morning, everyone. it's wednesday, october 17. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 5:00 on the nose. investments and so forth. >> candy, hold on a second. >> mr. president, i'm still speaking. >> i'm sorry. [overlapping speakers] >> mr. president -- >> governor romney... >> that's pretty much how it went the entire night. moderator candy crowley having a tough time controlling the two major presidential candidates in their second debate last night in new york. with just three weeks left in the race, the two candidates waged the fight of their lives. >> yes, they did. president barack obama and, of course, republican mitt romney they sparred with passion and grit, often times interrupting each other. sometimes even interrupting the moderator, candy crowley. they talked of many issues, the economy, immigration, lots of other issues, too. cbs news reporter randall pinkston joins us live now from hempstead, new york, with
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highlights and reaction. reporter: from the beginning to the end of the second debate it was a political slug fest. president obama and governor romney accused each other of not telling the truth. it was a very different exchange from the first debate. reporter: president obama and mitt romney wasted no time going after each other in the second debate. >> there were a whole bunch of oil companies -- >> i had a question and the question was how much did you cut the -- >> i'm happy to answer the question... >> reporter: in a snap poll of uncommitted voters 37% said president obama won the debate. >> i do think we'll get a bounce from this? yeah. how much? we'll have to see. >> reporter: romney gained a lot of momentum in the polls following the first debate and the his campaign aides say his performance last night will help him continue his surge. >> you're going to see the momentum continue here. i think a lot of the undecided voters who tuned in tonight heard from the governor himself how he would perform as president of the united states. >> reporter: romney comes out on top when voters were asked
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who would do a better job with the economy. president obama can claim victory on the question of who would be better for the middle class. >> foreign policy played a key role in the debate when the question turned to the attack in benghazi, libya. >> it took the president 14 days before he called the attack in benghazi an act of terror. >> get the transcript. >> he did in fact sir. >> can you say that a little louder candy? >> reporter: democrats crowed about the moderator fact checking romney. romney's team maintains the governor was correct. >> the governor got blindsided a little bit by a moderator who incorrectly tried to affirm what the president said. >> reporter: the two candidates will likely have a chance to answer more questions on libya next monday at the third and final debate which is focused entirely on foreign policy. in the cbs news snap poll 65% of uncommitted voters said they thought president obama had
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answered the audience's questions, 49% thought mitt romney was responsive. reporting live in hempstead, new york, randall pinkston, back to you. >> randall, what were considered the high and low points for each candidate last night? >> well, certainly a high point for governor romney was his enumeration of all the promises that president obama had made and had not been able to keep. and, of course, touting the fact that the economy is still in the doldrums. on the other hand president obama was able to flip some of romney's points. for example, when romney said the price of gasoline was almost three times as great as it was when president obama took office, president obama came back and pointed out that the reason the price of gas was so low four years ago was because the economy was in freefall that the nation was on the brink of recession and that governor romney he claimed was going to reinstate policies that would put the nation at economic risk again. >> both candidates certainly turned up the volume in this
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debate. one more to go. bob schieffer will moderate that one in florida on monday what can we expect in that one? >> well, that's going to be all about foreign policy. and that is an issue that president obama will probably feel quite comfortable with discussing except for the fact that now the romney/ryan campaign have this whole benghazi controversy that they are able to use questioning whether the president was forthcoming enough at the point that the attack occurred in benghazi. of course, last night president obama did have an answer for that almost scolding romney for suggesting that his administration would in the least way try to cover up an incident where four americans were killed including the ambassador. >> the american public gets it in three weeks. thank you, randall pinkston in new york. while the national poll gave the president a 7-point edge for the debate he fared much better in heavily
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democratic california. 56% said mr. obama was the clear winner. 32% felt mitt romney won. while 12% called it a draw. the poll was conducted by surveyusa exclusively for eyewitness news. and twitter users were fired up about the debate with more than 7 million messages sent during the town hall style forum. the parts that generated the most responses included a question to romney about immigration. the president criticizing romney on china and romney's response to a question about tax rates. and shortly after last night's debate the vice president joe biden was asked for his reaction in an interview for "cbs this morning." >> there was that one moment in the beginning of the debate where it looked like governor romney and president obama were so close that perhaps the secret service was going to have to get involved. what did you make of that moment? [ laughter ] >> i thought that was real. i mean, the thing i liked about this debate, it was so real. you know, both men, you know,
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intent on making their points and i just thought it was -- i thought it brought a freshness a realness to the whole thing in that town meeting setting. >> more of that interview can be seen just after 7:00 this morning right here on cbs 5. and be sure and check out our exclusive presidential forum at every day, the candidates will weigh in on a different issue. hundreds gathered under the city hall rotunda in san francisco to remember ambassador chris stevens. stevens was killed last month in an attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. among those at yesterday's memorial service were mayor ed lee and senator dianne feinstein. the libyan ambassador to the u.s. expressed his government's regret. >> we're very sorry. you send us one of your best diplomats, but unfortunate will not be able to protect him. >> friends said stevens was a
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good diplomat because he was interested in the lives of the libyan people. during his service, his younger sister ann said his optimism inspired her to learn about the middle east. chris stevens was a graduate of piedmont high school and uc- berkeley. 5:07. overnight sections of america's cup catamaran were towed back to shore. the 72-foot boat flipped over drifted out through the golden gate and broke into pieces. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran over at pier 80 headquarters of team oracle with more. cate. >> reporter: frank, oracle team usa says this is a big setback for them and it appears that their boat was a complete loss and sailors say they are going to spend the day reviewing data and tape to see exactly what happened. you can see here just how far that boat drifted. now, the current actually pushed the boat past the golden gate bridge at least 7 miles out to sea. this whole thing happened yesterday around 3 p.m. that racing yacht was doing practice runs. that's when sailors say they knew something was wrong when the back of the boat started to
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lift up. the winds were about 5 knots going one way and the current going another. and as they turned, the would overturned. >> you'll learn a lot more from [ indiscernible ] if we hadn't done this so i think the team will come back a lot stronger and we now know how hard we can push it and where the limits are and you know, what to do safety-wise how to get off unharmed. >> this was the team's 8th day practicing on the bay and the strongest tide of the year and the wind did some major damage to the catamaran snapping up the 13-story-tall wings into pieces. now, america's cup say this won't affect the racing calendar next year. team oracle usa says that this is a first major incident that's happened with their newer and longer boats. live at pier 80, cate caugiran, cbs 5. warm weather causes high fire danger in the east bay, lawrence. >> yeah. i think most of the bay area
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just elevated fire danger but in the east bay those gusty winds solano county in through the carquinez strait and the delta the fire danger will be higher today but really around the bay area what a gorgeous day it's going to be. but check out the temperatures. you get wind with high pressure building in already 70 in fairfield. san jose only 52 degrees. but you get the idea the atmosphere very warm just above the surface. that means we are going to crank up those temperatures outside and yeah, the fire danger running high into the sacramento valley. otherwise, it looks like a beach day and really some glorious weather all the way to the coastline. so warm everywhere you go. usually temperatures into the 70s. by the afternoon well above the average. about 91 in santa rosa. that's 14 degrees above average. about 89 in livermore. 90 degrees in concord. and 80 degrees in san francisco. that is 10 degrees above the average, elizabeth. that's going to make for a nice day. >> i'm excited. enjoy it while it lasts. let's go outside. here's a live look at the south
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bay. we sent our photographer edgar this morning down towards 101 near the trimble exit and as you can see it is still nice and light. it is only 5:10 a.m. that may have something to do with it but so far you're free and clear from san jose up towards santa clara. let's go to our maps. much better news now in napa. all lanes are officially open. highway 29 at highway 221 we just got off the phone with chp so they were able to reopen lanes. but overnight that did cause some delays. pretty bad sounds like injury accident. elsewhere coming down the eastshore freeway, westbound 80 not too bad right now. this is a live look through berkeley. 18 minutes is the drive time from the carquinez bridge to the maze. that is traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. back to you guys. >> thank you. consumer advocates are criticizing the choice of a mediator for talks on the san bruno pipeline disaster. the state puc has chosen former senator george mitchell to guide negotiations between the state, pg&e and the city of san bruno over compensation. that's being called a back room
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deal by the utility reform network. it cites the fact mitchell's law firm has represented major utilities before. giants and reds back at work today. make that the giants and cardinals. we already beat the reds. game 3 of the nlcs will kick off at 1:00 our time and cbs 5 reporter anne makovec has more as they get ready for another big day in st. louis. >> reporter: baseball fever continues. a lot of people will be distracted at work today if they are not playing hooky with the game starting at 1:07 p.m. this is game three in the nlcs. everybody is still talking about this hit from monday. matt holliday sliding into second right into the giants' marko scutaro. it was quite a collision. marco scutaro was injured. the giants were gearing up for
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today's game yesterday. here's will clark on playing at busch stadium. >> it was fun to play in front of them. not only from a home player standpoint in 2000 but also the whole time there i was as a visitor, you know, they really appreciate good baseball. >> reporter: today pitcher matt cain will be on the mound. there's some talk about retaliation because of that scutaro takedown. cain said he would not be afraid to throw inside against holliday. we'll see what happens when the game starts at 1:07 this afternoon. live in san francisco, anne makovec, cbs 5. time now 5:12. maine rattled. the rare quake felt across several new england states. >> the feds raid the last link to the deadly meningitis outbreak. why the matter is now a criminal case. >> need more motivation to get to the gym? well, this deer doesn't. the story coming up. ,, ,,,,
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equipment had fallen over. take a look. this driven deer wasn't giving up. it came back for another attempt before finally running away. maybe he just wanted a workout? who knows. >> he never made it in, though, did he? >> no. i don't think so. but maybe he wanted some food. all right. how about a little traffic on a wednesday? yesterday, you were crazy. how's today? >> yesterday was so busy. it was kind of one ripple effect after another. we had a traffic alert in sunnyvale and it was a mess in the south bay. nothing like that this morningful we're free and clear across most of the bay area. this is a live look at the san mateo bridge. heads up that the san mateo bridge is closing this weekend. in fact, the last two weekends in october you won't be able to use the san mateo bridge. they are trying to make it safer for earthquakes. in a closure starts friday at 10 p.m. until the start of the monday morning commute. we are getting word of a new accident, up in napa northbound 29 at first street mangled car into the bushes. glass is in the roadway, as
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well. so expect delays on northbound 29. we have had a couple of accidents so far this morning up in the napa area. elsewhere for the silicon valley commute, everything is good on westbound 237. no delay leaving milpitas to san jose. so free and clear there. i mentioned the south bay was kind of a mess yesterday no matter which freeway you were trying to use. we were seeing much bigger than usual delays. right now though everything is clear on 101, 280 and the guadalupe parkway if your commute is near downtown. that is a check of your "timesaver traffic." for more on this gorgeous forecast, you want to stay tuned, here's lawrence. >> yes, elizabeth. this officially a beach day. get out there and enjoy. not going to be many more days like this for the remainder of the year. outside skies are mostly clear. the winds beginning to pick up in parts of the east bay. it looks like a mild start to the day. sunshine for everyone even at the coast. these temperatures are going to be something else. but we have some major changes coming our way some rain has moved into the seven-day forecast. that ridge of high pressure though holding strong today.
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it will strengthen a bit. with that building overhead we are seeing offshore winds developing. fire danger going to be elevated across much of the bay area but red flag warning from the sacramento to the carquinez straight. sunny this afternoon, good storm system make its way across the midsection with delays into chicago with thunderstorms. slight chance of thunderstorms into houston. okay into new york today about 61 degrees. we are looking at decent weather in the south bay. 84 milpitas. 48 san jose. out at the coast just not going to see many days like this. mid-70s into half moon bay and pacifica, east bay hot at low 90s well inland. and then inside the bay, we'll see plenty of sunshine all day long as high as 80 degrees in san francisco and 72 in daly city. next couple of days, we have more sunshine on the way, then
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cooling down friday. this next weekend much cooler and a chance of rain monday and tuesday. back to you. >> thank you. breaking news from lance armstrong. the cyclist says he is stepping down from his live strong cancer fighting charity letting the group focus on the mission instead of his problem. the anti-doping agency detailed allegations of doping by armstrong and his team. usda has banned him from cycling for life and ordered 14 years of his career results erased. it would barely register here but on the east coast people track about the so- called big earthquake. a 4.0 quake struck just west of portland, maine last night. some people thought it was an explosion. it was felt as far away as boston and connecticut. there is minor damage reported including a crack in a house. this is the second strongest quake in maine's history.
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experts say because of the east coast geology, the effect of quakes can be felt in areas 10 times the area of west quakes. today is the anniversary of the loma prieta earthquake in northern california. there will be a press conference in union square to commemorate the deadly quake that happened in 1989 and also encourage participation in a drill tomorrow called the great california shake-out. fda investigators raided the massachusetts company that's behind the deadly meningitis outbreak. officials say the compounding pharmacy steroid injections for back and neck pain were contaminated. 214 people have gotten sick. 15 people have died across the country. up to 14,000 people could be at risk. framingham is now cooperating with the investigation. and 9 victims of the deadly colorado shooting are suing the
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theater. it allegation cinemark posed an unreasonable dangerous risk to customers because of previous shootings, robberies and assaults and also refers to the theaters use of off-duty police officers on friday and saturda nights. firefighters are responding to a bar fire also in denver have discovered five people dead inside. the fire at fear row's bar & grill was reported earlier this morning. investigators are calling the blaze an arson homicide. it's 5:21 right now. a break through in talks. how the nhl season may be saved. >> plus, preseason hoops. the former warrior with a steal and pass to a teammate that earned him play of the day on a wednesday coming your way. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, thirty-eight mean? funding. restores what we've lost... music and science labs. and your school. can get a world-class education. and sacramento can't touch it. me? the sky's my limit.
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what a gorgeous day it's going to be all the way to the coastline! how about the beaches today? maybe mid-70s into pacifica low 90s inland. how long will this last? we'll talk about that coming up. >> you may need to crank up your air-conditioners this morning. so far, so good across our bay area bridges. traveling through milpitas, this is 880/237. much more "timesaver traffic" coming up in a little bit. some signs of hope regarding the player lockout that has the san jose sharks and the nhl season on hold.
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negotiators for team owners have presented a new offer, for the first time calling for a 50/50 split of hockey-related revenue to be based on the season starting november 2 with the full 82 game season. as of now all games through wednesday have been canceled. they are playing baseball today. giants getting ready for game 3 of the nl cs this afternoon at 1:00 in st. louis. they are tied one game apiece. matt cain and kyle lohse will pitch. detroit a game away from winning the alcs. justin verlander was dealing last night took a shutout into the 9th and the tigers beat the new york yankees 2-1. new york starter phil hughes left with a stiff back. game 4 tonight in detroit. it could be a sweep for the tigers. preseason basketball in chicago. our play of the day!
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we're playing some hoops. the bulls' nate robinson laid up the ball the backboard and with the jam that's jimmy butler hoops. the warriors kick off in a couple of weeks in memphis, i think. that's your play of the day. and we might have hockey. 5:26. a rematch rumble. >> yeah. we have a live report the heated showdown between the presidential candidates. we're breaking down the facts and the friction from the debate. >> reporter: oracle team usa spent the night looking for what was left of the boat after it capsized during a practice run yesterday. we'll tell you how this will affect team moving forward after the break. >> and she claimed she is not a horrible mom. why the woman accused of stealing from safeway then ditching her daughter says it's all a misunderstanding.
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at my pension. it's not it doesn't take >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald mr. president, have you looked at your pension? >> no, it's not as big as yours. >> the president fights back with fire. who came out on top in this tense town hall. >> temperatures expected to soar around the bay area today even getting nice and toasty at the coast. how long will it last? we'll talk about that coming up. >> a lot of our overnight roadwork is wrapping up this morning in marin county. here's a live look at the golden gate bridge. we also have a major connector ramp reopen in novato. all your commute details coming up. >> thank you, liz. good morning, everyone. it's wednesday, october 17. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 5:30. fact and friction. a lot of friction. president barack obama and governor mitt romney engaged in
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a debate both saying the other guy wasn't telling the truth. randall pinkston joins us from new york with highlights and reaction from round 2. >> reporter: good morning. well, the "new york times" headlines online put it this way: rivals bring bare fists to rematch. indeed, from start to finish, the candidates clashed on a range of issues a very different encounter from the first debate. reporter: president obama and mitt romney wasted little time going after each other in the second debate. >> there were a whole bunch of oil companies -- >> i had a question and the question was how much did you can you them by? >> i'm happy to answer the question. >> reporter: 37% of polls said president obama won. romney gained momentum in the first debate and his aides say his surge continues. >> you will see the momentum continue. a lot of the undecided voters who tuned in tonight heard from
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the governor himself how he would perform as president of the united states. >> reporter: romney comes out on top when voters were asked who would do a better job with the economy. president obama can claim victory on the question of who would be better for the middle class. foreign policy played a key role in this debate when the question turned to the attack in benghazi libya. >> took the president 14 days before he called the attack in benghazi and act of terror. >> he did in fact, sir. so let me call it an act of terrorism -- >> can you say that a little louder candy? >> reporter: in the spin room, democrats crowed about the moderator fact checking romney. romney's team says the governor was correct. >> the governor was blindsided a little bit by a moderator who "incorrectly" tried to affirm what the president said. >> reporter: the two candidates will have a chance to answer more questions on libya next monday at the third and final debate which is focused entirely on foreign policy. now, this was the only debate where the public was allowed
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the opportunity to ask questions. in the cbs news snap poll 55% of uncommitted voters said they thought that president obama had answered the questions whereas almost as many, 49% thought that governor romney was responsive. live in new york, randall pinkston, back to you. >> randall, some of the pundits say this is one of the best presidential debates ever. and we're curious, your opinion, some of the highs and lows for them? >> reporter: one of the best but certainly one of the most contentious. whether that's good or bad we'll see especially to see what the public will think in the coming weeks as they sort it out. strong points for president romney. the strongest point i think was when he repeatedly pointed out that president obama had failed to fix the economy. he listed several of the goals that the president had announced when he was running for office goals that he had not achieved. president obama for his part tried on more than one occasion
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to point to inconsistencies in romney's current positions versus his earlier positions especially with respect to women's issues. when romney said last night he supported a woman's right to contraception, president obama quickly told the audience that same governor also opposes federal funding for planned parenthood one of the main sources of contraception services for women. >> they certainly covered a lot of issues. we'll see how they do in round 3. live in new york, randall pinkston, thank you. romney's 47% comment secretly recorded during a campaign fundraising appearance made a late cameo appearance at last night's town hall battle. >> i care about 100% of the american people. i want 100% of the american people to have a bright process stay with us future. >> i believe that governor romney is a good man and i also believe when he said behind closed doors that 47% of the
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country considered themselves victims, who refuse personal responsibility, think about who he was talking about. >> so while the national poll gave the president a 7-point edge for the debate he fared better in heavily democratic california. 56% said the president was the clear winner last night. 32% felt romney was your winner while 12% still can't decide. the poll was conducted by surveyusa exclusively for eyewitness news. so who do you think won the second presidential debate and tell us why. you can comment on facebook, twitter or email us at hundreds of people gathered at san francisco's city hall to honor the life of ambassador chris stevens who died in an attack in libya. a younger sister remembered how he inspired her growing up. >> i saw the magic of the middle east through chris' wide optimistic eyes. >> friends said stevens was a good diplomat because he was
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interested in the lives of the libyan people. during the service the libyan ambassador to the u.s. expressed regret his government didn't protect the american envoy. stevens was a graduate of piedmont high school and uc- berkeley. 5:36. we're talking some good weather, aren't we? 90 degrees. >> if you had to call in sick today, if you had to call in sick, i think this is the day to do it. >> you didn't tell me that yesterday. >> you didn't ask. >> actually he did. [ laughter ] >> i would have told you to go. hey, folks around the bay area today what a difference in temperatures outside even right now. it's a cool 52 degrees in san jose with calm winds. but you see some of those winds into fairfield already 70 degrees. that gives you an idea that the atmosphere just above the surface is already warming up and it won't be long before a lot of temperatures mix right down to the surface and we start to crank up those temperatures. fire danger is running high especially in the sacramento valley. we have red flag warnings up into solano county, as well. otherwise fire danger will be elevated around the bay area though what a day it will be.
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80s outside and not going to be many temperatures like this for the remainder of the year so enjoy it while we have it. 90s inland, inside the bay 80s, at the coast even the numbers up in the mid-70s. should be spectacular weather but we also have some rain in the forecast. we'll talk more about that in a moment. first elizabeth with traffic. >> it's getting busy over at the bay bridge toll plaza. slight delays in some of the cash lanes. they have not turned the metering lights on yet so obviously, it's kinds of your usual commute right now heading into san francisco. elsewhere to our maps and other live traffic cameras. if your commute takes you along the peninsula, this is a live look at the candlestick and it looks great towards sfo if you have an early flight to catch. great to the south bay. by this time yesterday we were already seeing brake lights in sunnyvale. that traffic alert, an injury accident. everything is at the limit on all your major freeways. 101, 280 and the guadalupe
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parkway. coming up, we'll check mass transit. in the meantime, back to you guys. >> thank you. pieces of the america's cup boat that capsized in the bay and drifted into the ocean are now back onshore. the $10 million vessel flipped over yesterday near the san francisco yacht club. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran joins us now at the headquarters of team oracle and what a mess yesterday, right? >> reporter: right, frank. oracle team usa this is the first major incident they have had with these newer longer 72- foot catamarans but the most important thing is nobody was injured. this happened at around 3 p.m. yesterday. they were doing practice runs. team leaders say they knew something was wrong when the back of the boat started to lift up and sailors say the wind was not working in their favor. it was blowing in one direction and the current in the opposite. and that's when the boat went in along with some of the 13 crewmembers. >> creates a very steep wake and it's very easy to stick the
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nose this is on the boat and it capsized. >> i'm not sure what went wrong to be honest and we'll have to review all the data and the video. >> reporter: a few hours later the boat was completely overturned and the wing that's about 13 stories tall was under water not to mention the hull was thrashed. if you look at this map you can see how far the current pushed it away, past the golden gate bridge at least 7 miles out to sea. the team says this does -- or this will set them back but when we checked in with america's cup, they say it won't affect the races next year. we are live in san francisco's pier 80. cate caugiran, cbs 5 >> thank you. oakland officials are showing signs of a compromise in the face of a federal government takeover of the city's police department. cbs 5's phil matier reports oakland city council members are considering a plan to let an outside receiver take over opd's internal affairs division. a federal judge recently said the opd has taken too long to implement changes that were part of a brutality lawsuit
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settlement. well, the giants are now in st. louis where they are getting ready to play game number 3 today. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec joins us live with how the team is looking for the game. >> reporter: good morning. unfortunately, they are not playing here at at&t park. but this is where a lot of people come to wish the giants luck trying to find their mojo for the game today. game 3 of the nl championship series and things are looking good for the giants now. our crews caught them in st. louis practicing yesterday. pitcher matt cain is going to be take be the mound this afternoon and manager bruce bochy expects marco scutaro to be back at second base. this is the hit everyone was talking about. he was injured two days ago by matt holliday sliding into second. scutaro's hip and knee were strained but here's what he said last night. >> so it feels much better than
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what it felt. probably be there tomorrow. >> wish i wouldn't have landed on him. i was just trying to kind of slide into his legs and keep him from make the play. >> reporter: bochy says it was an illegal slide but does not think it was intentional. so games 3, 4 and 5 will be played at busch stadium in st. louis and if there is a need for game 6 and 7 they will be here at at&t park. today's game starts at 1:07 p.m. anne makovec, cbs 5. >> i think the streets of san francisco will be quiet around 1:00. >> i think so. >> we're all indoors watching the game. safeway that mother apologizes and confesses. >> the reason she says she abandoned her daughter with a cartful of stolen groceries. >> and countdown to the ipad mini. apple sets the date to release its tiny tablet. coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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>> exactly. well, the mother accused of using her 10-year-old daughter to steal groceries from a safeway blames her boyfriend. she says they were stealing in morgan hill. when caught marcy keelin abandoned her daughter. she said in court she has always been a good new york. she told the america said her boyfriend left the daughter while she was at a park with her son. let's check in with ashley morrison at for more on the economy. >> reporter: new speculation that spain will ask for financial aid fired up stocks. tokyo's nikkei gains 1% to a one week high while hong kong's hang seng add add 1%. stocks ended better than expected after good earnings
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reports. the dow was up 127 to its biggest gain in a month while the nasdaq was up 36. target is turning up the heat to get the most shoppers this holiday season. for the first time ever, the company says it will match prices from, best and the price match program begins november 1 and ends december 16. retailers are changing their tactics this year because online holiday sales are expected to jump 12% this year to $96 billion. who doesn't want to do their shopping in their pajamas, right? >> no kidding! sounds great! [ laughter ] >> me, too! >> iphone 5 coming in the mail here in a week or two and now the mini is coming out. this thing is going to sell like no tomorrow i bet. >> reporter: yeah. apple is expected to actually announce the release of yet a newer but smaller ipad next tuesday. current ipad sells at about $500. it can go up to $700. but the new version is expected to cost half of that and it
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comes with a smaller screen. of course, we have heard analysts say for months that apple has an ipad mini in the works and looks like they were right on the money and, you know, right in time for the holidays. apple knows how to make a buck or two! very strategic. [ laughter ] >> very strategic in timing. >> reporter: yes. >> ashley morrison,, thank you. you know who is smart, too? >> i think it's lawrence. >> no, i was going to say liz but we have to go to lawrence first. >> thanks so much, guys. [ laughter ] >> love you, buddy. >> good to see you this morning. folks, around the bay area this morning, we have low clouds and fog well off the coastline. high pressure building in overhead. that means we are sweeping things clear even out at the beaches this morning. just a little sea haze out there. 50s to start off the day. by the afternoon we have some great weather coming our way. yes, this is definitely a beach day. temperatures there in the mid- 70s in spots. 80s inside the bay. sunny and hot inland into the low 90s as we head toward the afternoon. that ridge of high pressure building overhead and that high pressure is going to crank up the winds a bit. that is also going to lower the
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humidity. so red flag warnings going up in the solano county area and also into the sacramento valley starting at 7:00 this morning. some of those gusty winds to 30 miles per hour that's above 1,000 feet or so. so other than that it looks like the wrest of the bay area the fire danger will be elevated. temperatures are going to be something else, though. 48 degrees in san jose. about 76 in half moon bay. 84 in san jose. 75 pacifica. 83 hayward. hot in the valleys some 80s and even low 90s by the afternoon. inside the bay should be gorgeous. good day to get out there and take your lunch outside if you can. 84 in oakland, 80 san francisco, 82 daly city. next couple of days looking good and then patchy fog late in the day tomorrow, more fog on the way for friday and a cooler weekend. next monday and tuesday, we could see the first significant rainstorm of the season headed our way. that will get you busy in the traffic department. >> we are getting ready now. so be extra careful next week. but for right now, pretty much good to go across the bay area
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nice and dry. the big san mateo shutdown comes this up weekend. 10 p.m. friday night, the san mateo bridge bridge, you won't be able to use it. they are making it safer for earthquakes so use the bay bridge, dumbarton, bart for the big game cal versus stanford. it's shutting down next weekend, as well. elsewhere, to our maps show you what else is going on. out in napa, you may still find lane closures on northbound highway 29 approaching first street. a car actually ran into some bushes in that area. so just a heads up. that's in the napa county area. westbound 580 busy through livermore. this is the drive time through the altamont pass. 19 minutes now between there and the dublin interchange. so this is just our usual commuter traffic just now beginning to see a few brake lights approaching vasco road. similar story on highway 4. you can see a couple of red traffic sensors meaning those speeds are below 25 miles per hour. once you get past the antioch
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bottleneck, things look good towards the pittsburg-bay point area and mass transit off to a great start everything is on time for bart, ace, muni, caltrain and ferries. that's traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. back to you guys. >> thank you. an update on that bar fire in denver. denver police say the bar was set on fire to hide the murders of five people. this is a live look right now of that bar. it was reported earlier this morning. police say the four women and one man appear to have suffered other injuries and did not die because of the fire. they are asking any witnesses to come forward. a fresno high school student has come down with meningitis. the city's school district notified parents. they have identified others who had close contact with the infected student. those students are getting antibiotics, as well. no word on the condition of the student who contracted the virus. this case is not linked to the rare nationwide meningitis outlook. in healthwatch, cholesterol levels in americans are getting lower according to a new study in the journal of the american
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medical association. researchers found that cholesterol levels have dropped between the years 1988 and 2010 because more people are now taking medications and many more are making healthy live style changes. >> time now 5:51. picasso, monet and more. the art heist worth hundreds of millions of dollars. >> we are very concerned for violet's well-being and safety. >> a little puppy stolen from an animal shelter. why there's such an urgent plea to get her back. don't miss your chance to get sleep train's very best mattresses at the guaranteed lowest price. plus, pay no interest for 3 years on the best brand-name mattress sets. but hurry! the best rest event ends soon at sleep train. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪
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temperatures into the 50s although we're seeing 70 degrees in fairfield. so much warmer weather on the way. going to be hot in spots. we'll talk about that coming
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up. >> and talking traffic. so far we're doing nicely if you are going up the nimitz past the coliseum towards downtown oakland. i am watching our bay bridge camera though. it's starting to get thick there. we'll tell you about that coming up. the spca is trying to find a ten-week-old puppy stolen from a shelter in san francisco. the puppy named violet was taken yesterday afternoon. the white and brown terrier mix is still healing from being spayed and she has not yet received all her vaccinations. >> she should not be walking around outside and she should not be socializing with unvaccinated dogs. it's very important for safety. >> there is a $500 reward for violet's safe return. thieves hit a museum in the netherlands making off with works of art by people with names like picasso, monet and matisse. the stolen goods are potentially worth hundreds of millions. police in rotterdam are not saying how the burglars pulled off the early hours heist. they say officers arrived just five minutes after the alarm
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was triggered. >> they were quick. bay area is a step closer to hosting another super bowl. the 49ers are one of three teams in the running to host the games in 2016 or 2017. if the 9ers win the game would be played at the new santa clara stadium which is still under construction but going up fast. should be done in a couple of years. san francisco would host the pre-game festivities of course. the decision will be made sometime in may. so who will play in the super bowl this season? we do know who will be performing at halftime at the game. beyonce will take center field during the halftime show at the super bowl xlvii in new orleans. there's been a return to pop stars in recent years after a long break. that was due to the famous janet jackson-justin timberlake incident in 2004. i was at that game. >> she is a great performer. so i think that's going to be a good performance. what's the best super bowl
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performance? >> i liked the stones, bruce springsteen, u-2. >> prince is my all time favorite. another blow for lance armstrong this morning. >> also ahead town hall tangle. >> you'll get your chance in a moment. i'm still speaking. the answer is i don't believe people think that's the case because i'm -- that wasn't the question. >> okay. >> that was a statement. >> got a live report. as the gloves come off in round 2. >> oracle team usa hits some dangerous waters during a practice run yesterday. we'll tell you what caused their boat to capsize when we return. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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so who came out on top? an america's cu hes in the bay. ho presidential candidates turning up the heat in a town hall showdown. who came out on top? >> the oracle catamaran capsizes. what's in their future? >> temperatures soaring in the bay area. we have rai

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